Croydon Family Power (CFP) has worked to bridge the gap between families -who are finding life tricky- and their wider communities. CFP have also managed to disrupt the narrative that defines families as problematic, by shifting the focus away from who’s ‘wrong’ with families, to what’s ‘strong’ within and around them.
Nurture Development Managing Director, Cormac Russell, was honoured to keynote at the celebratory event. Paul Macey and Jennine Bailey, Nurture Development Associates, also attended the celebration and shared their experience >>>
Karen Barnett -community artist- and Paul Macey -Community Builder with Croydon Voluntary Action and Nurture Development Associate- share their thoughts on the power of connecting through conversations, and what happens when they focus on the assets of their communities.
Karen Barnett is a community artist who enjoys supporting community events. She was part of the Thornton Heath Festival organising committee and mad beautiful costumes for the Carnival Parade >>>
Phil Dickson, Wirral resident, shares what Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) means to him.
Philip is the Secretary Churches Together in Wirral and the Chair of Metropolitan Borough of Wirral & Faith sector Community Faith Forum. He works towards driving Faith folks on Wirral into building community capacity through using ABCD >>>
David Loney (left) & Paul Smithurst (right), Wirral residents, share what Asset-Based Community Development means to them.
In 2012 The Quays Project asked Dave Loney to get a team together for the ‘Alcohol Awareness Week’ tournament. The contact with keen players experiencing mental and addiction recovery was the start of a very supportive network >>>